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Geography: Idaho

Accessibility and Preferred Use of Online Web Applications Among WIC Participants with Internet Access

This study addressed the need for better understanding of WIC client use of technology, the technologies clients prefer, and how technology preferences change across WIC populations in the western region states. Authors found that: Technologies should be considered for addressing WIC clients’ needs, including use of text messaging and smartphone apps for appointments, education, and other WIC services; online scheduling and nutrition education; and a stronger Facebook presence for connecting with WIC clients and breastfeeding support.

Idaho State WIC Page

The Idaho State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.

WIC grandfather, Idaho

“I am a single grandfather raising my daughter’s children, ages 6 months and 2 years old. WIC helped me get formula for the baby immediately after his mother was incarcerated. […]

WIC mom, Idaho

“My son loves the fact that the WIC checks have his name on them. He likes to pick out his own produce. I let him pick what he thinks looks […]

Idaho WIC Formula List

An official list of approved WIC formulas from the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare WIC

Idaho eWIC Information

An Idaho Department of Health & Welfare WIC publication for participants on using Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT) for purchasing WIC approved foods in Idaho.

Idaho WIC Vendor Guide

A state WIC publication that outlines policies and procedures for selling WIC approved foods to participants.